Man dies after jumping onto 7 train tracks at Grand Central subway station: Officials

A man died after jumping onto subway tracks at Grand Central subway station on Monday afternoon, halting service on the 7 train line, officials said.

subway accident mta A man died after jumping onto the 7 train subway tracks at Grand Central station on Monday, officials said.
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A man died after jumping onto subway tracks at Grand Central subway station on Monday afternoon, halting service on the 7 train line, officials said.

 

The man, who was not otherwise identified, jumped onto the Manhattan-bound 7 train tracks just after 1 p.m., according to fire department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials.

 

As of about 1:25 p.m., there were no 7 trains running between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza. The MTA suggested to use the N and Q trains as an alternative.

 

For service updates, visit MTA.info.

 

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